New Paltz, NY – The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz will present the final two exhibitions in its six-month “Art and the River” series, the college’s contribution to the Hudson River Quadricentennial, beginning next month.
“The Hudson River: A Great American Treasure” by Greg Miller and “Inscription” by Philippine Hoegen and Carolien Stikker will open Sept. 19 and run through Nov. 29. An opening reception will be held for both shows from to on Saturday, Sept. 19. Read more »
Albany, N.Y. — When New YorkState celebrates it first Heritage Weekend on Sept. 12 and 13, the place to be is Albany. “Many of our great attractions are offering historically themed events, reduced admissions and more to celebrate our unique cultural heritage,” said Michele Vennard, president and CEO of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We encourage everyone to explore Albany and to discover its very rich history during Heritage Weekend,” Ms. Vennard said. Read more »
EmpireState Celebrates 400th Anniversary of Historic Hudson-Champlain Sailings with Enormous Autumn Value Promotion
New York, NY - New York is a State that likes to do things big - including celebrating its history. In honor of the 400th Anniversary of Henry Hudson’s exploration of the river that now bears his name, as well as Samuel de Champlain’s historic discovery of his stunning namesake lake, I LOVE NEW YORK is launching an unprecedented autumn vacation promotion encompassing more than 400 fantastic values, deals, discounts and free things to do around the state.
Starting Aug. 27 through Nov. 23, vacationers will discover 485 new reasons to love New York by visiting www.iloveny.com/fall. While there, travelers will find nearly 200 lodging deals, along with another 200+ special discounts on attractions, food and wine, shopping, and transportation. With deals on everything from hayrides to theater tickets to wine tastings, travelers can easily choose the perfect New York escape. Read more »
Tickets on sale now for performance by four-time Grammy® nominee, who will be named George Eastman Honorary Scholar
Rochester, N.Y. - “Ambassador of the Great American Songbook” and four-time Grammy® nominee Michael Feinstein will give an intimate concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, to benefit George Eastman House, in honor of the museum’s 60th anniversary. At the event, Feinstein will receive the title of George Eastman Honorary Scholar for his work in research, scholarship, archiving, and advocating for the history and future of music in film. Read more »
Aargh, matey! Calling all landlubbers and scallywags!
Rochester, NY - Sail over for some swash-bucklin’ adventures during Talk Like a Pirate Weekendat Strong National Museum of Play Saturday, September 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 13 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. (presented in conjunction with Talk Like a Pirate Day, September 19).
Prepare to drop anchor for a weekend of fun on the high seas. . . Read more »
Albany, N.Y. (Aug. 28) - The Board of Directors of the Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA) today approved the purchase of the second parcel of land for the proposed New York State convention center to be located off Broadway and along Hudson Ave.
This investment is being made by the State of New York, at the direction of Governor David A. Paterson. The governor approved an allocation of $10 million through the Empire State Development Corp. in the fall of 2008. The fund enables the advancement of land acquisition, pre-construction planning, environmental investigation, archeology and historic conservation for the convention center project. Read more »
Sackets Harbor, NY - Representatives from across the Great Lakes Seaway Trail byway that parallels the Saint Lawrence River and Great Lakes shoreline were recently among 43 tourism representatives on an I Love New York marketing campaign in Canada. The New York State Empire State Development Corporation Division of Tourism organized the campaign that stopped in Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. Read more »